App icon on MacOS

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atmosk
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App icon on MacOS

Post by atmosk » Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:04 am

Normally I only make stuff for Windows/Android, but this time I have had a need for a mac version and for some reason, for the life of me I can't find any information on how to make app icons for mac apps.

I assume the icons are handled somehow differently on MacOS which also would the reason for why my searches are yielding nothing, but I wouldn't post here if I hadn't exhausted all of my google-fu already.
So, is there some specific file type for MacOS icons, livecode-MacOS specific detail or ...?

Any information, whether links or anything would be very much appreciated!

(Also, I did go through this one http://revolution.byu.edu/standalone/Distribution.php, but it didn't give any useful information regarding MacOS icons)

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Re: App icon on MacOS

Post by jmburnod » Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:12 pm

Hi,
You need to convert a file .png to .icns
GoogleSearch "png to icon" and you get some free tools to do that
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